Atacamite, Gypsum (Var: Selenite)
Lily Mine (Lilly Mine), Pisco Umay, Ica Department, Peru
Small Cabinet, 5.4 x 4.1 x 1.0 cm
A 3.5-cm, doubly-terminated, water-clear crystal of selenite included by fine needles of bright atacamite, perched dramatically at the top of the matrix. Note that these have gotten much harder to come by! 5.4 x 4.1 x 1.0 cm